Mithat Topaç Turkish, b. 1969

Mithat Topaç was born in 1969 in Sinop, Turkey. He graduated from Istanbul Technical University Management Engineering in 1992. While continuing his business life as a Financial Advisor, he started his education in calligraphy making.

 

Mithat Topaç was born in 1969 in Sinop, Turkey. He graduated from Istanbul Technical University Management Engineering in 1992. While continuing his business life as a Financial Advisor, he started his education in calligraphy making. From 2004, under Turkish Calligraphy Master Yusut Izzeddin Sav's supervision, Mithat Topaç studied rik’a and nesih. After this he carried on studying sülüs-nesih and talik styles alongside Davut Bektaş and Tahsin Kurt masters.

 

The artist is certified to create calligraphies in many complex writing styles, which he used to create classical and modern artworks. Currently, Mithat Topaç teaches calligraphy at Islam History of Art and Culture Centre (IRCICA) in Turkey.

 

GROUP SHOWS
2019 "Hilye-i Saadet Exhibition", St Peter's Cathedral, Vatican City
 
2018 "Hilye-i Şerif Exhibition", Qatar, Doha, Qatar
 
2017 "II International Hilye-i Şerif Contest and Calligraphy Symposium", Lutfu Kirdar Exhibition Centre, İstanbul, Turkey
 
2015 "Albaraka Turk Calligraphy Collection Exhibition", Hagia Sophia Mosque, İstanbul, Turkey
 
2014 "Love for the Prophet", Hilye-i Şerif Exhibition, Topkapi Palace Museum, İstanbul, Turkey
 
2013 "Traditional Arts Competition in Sülüs-Nesih", Research Centre for Islamic History, Art and Culture (IRCICA), İstanbul, Turkey
 
2013 "Traditional Arts Competition in Sülüs-Nesih" (1st Place), Istanbul, İstanbul, Turkey
 
2011 "66 Besmele Exhibition", Cemal Reşit Rey Concert Hall, İstanbul, Turkey